by Annellen M. Simpkins and C. Alexander Simpkins - £34.99 John Wiley & Sons Ltd (2010)
paperback ISBN 13: 9780470562413 | ISBN 10: 0470562412
A thoughtful and pragmatic guide for integrating meditation and yoga techniques into traditional psychotherapy.
Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy is an inspiring "how-to" guide grounded in the neuroscientific and clinical evidence that supports the use of meditation and other yoga practices to improve clients' mental health.
Drawing from the authors' decades of practice, teaching, and writing, this inspiring book is focused on applying meditation, yoga, and Zen to therapy, with discussion of:
The latest neuroscience findings, showing how the brain and larger nervous system are altered by yoga methods
Philosophical and psychological principles upon which yoga is based
The how, when, and why for use of specific techniques with common psychological problems
Fundamental stretching exercises and meditation techniques
Filled with vivid case examples and writings from renowned yoga masters, Meditation and Yoga in Psychotherapy encourages a therapeutic process in which clients move their attention from outside concerns to inner mindfulness. With a range of techniques that embrace the diversity and uniqueness of clients, this book offers methods to creatively individualize techniques for a wide variety of presenting problems.
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